A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (71 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 178.6205° East, latitude 50.9119° North, depth = 3.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.7 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: ak15823591. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15823591. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:39:03 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 23:39:03 / April 27, 2017 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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